LEGO Harry Potter's stolen Red Dead Redemption's crown, and topped the UK sales charts this week
The plastic spell 'em up (which is getting rave reviews) managed to push everybody's favourite video game Western into second place after well over a month in the top spot. It was a pretty good week all round for new video game releases, with releases such as Naughty Bear and Transformers: War For..
Just a quick heads-up, the free Red Dead Redemption co-op pack, Outlaws To The End, is available from the PlayStation Store right now
The free pack adds a bunch of trophies and new co-op multiplayer missions to the already massive Red Dead Redemption package. It's just a 15mb update too, so not much downloading on your part.
Rockstar's reiterated that Red Dead Redemption's free "Outlaws To The End" co-op pack will hit the PlayStation Network tomorrow
We've whacked a new trailer from the pack after the jump. It's pretty awesome. You can get more details about the individual missions through the link. Exciting stuff, innit. <object classid="clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000" ..
Rockstar rolled out an update for Red Dead Redemption's multiplayer yesterday, fixing numerous technical doo-hads, and including support for a new Hardcore Free Roam gametype -- that's without autoaim in case you were wondering
The new gametype will be available soon. We've included the list of fixes after the jump. Resolved various NAT...
Red Dead Redemption's held onto its spot aloft the UK sales charts, despite the release of Nintendo's Super Mario Galaxy 2
The plumber instead had to settle for the number two spot, while FIFA World Cup 2010 held onto its place in the top three, finishing in third. Elsewhere, it's pretty much as you were with appearances from Modern Warfare 2 and UFC Undisputed 2010. The full top-twenty is after..
According to Take Two and Rockstar, five million copies of Red Dead Redemption have been packed up and shipped to retailers around North America and Europe since the game launched just a few weeks ago
Take Two revealed the number last night during a financial earnings call. We're sure there were more than a few smug smiles around the room. It wasn't too long ago that anonymous tipsters were..
1998 was a sensational year for the video games
If I name-drop just a few of the releases from that year it's pretty easy to note why. Metal Gear Solid. The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time. Half-Life. Star Wars: Rogue Squadron. Heck, even Fallout 2. They all released in 1998, a year which, in hind-sight, has long been considered the most important...
We played Red Dead Redemption for about 10 hours this weekend
We've already beaten the game. Go figure. It's properly, properly amazing. So it's no surprise to see it uphold the top of the UK sales charts once again. UFC Undisputed 2010 continues to do surprisingly well here, with a slot in third, while EA's 2010 FIFA World Cup moves into second. Elsewhere, Blur actually jumped into the top-ten..
More Red Dead Redemption? We're split in two minds about this - on one hand we're super excited
It's more Red Dead Redemption, how could that not be amazing? On the other hand, we're super excited. It's more Red Dead Redemption, how are we supposed to find time to play more Red Dead Redemption? Still, seeing as Rockstar are being lovely and giving this content out for free (that's right folks,..
Rockstar's announced over on their website that some tweaks are being made to Red Dead Redemption next week via a patch
Issues with one of the game's bounties, aswell as multiplayer connectivity issues are cited - with fixes for other lesser bugs probably dealt with too. Rockstar's also announced that they'll be releasing some new outfits and Expert Challenges for free later this month - they'll..
Red Dead Redemption's still top of the UK software charts, despite all those shortages
And there should be no real surprise about this - the game's sensational. THQ's UFC Undisputed 2010 managed to debut in second-place, with a slew of familiar titles rounding out the rest of the top ten. Perhaps the bigger story is the absence of Alpha Protocol and Blur, which finished in 13th and 14th..
Rockstar's confirmed they will release more DLC for Red Dead Redemption beyond the "Outlaws To The End" co-op pack which is planned for release next month
Dropping details on Rockstar's official site, more details on the free pack will be released soon. But there'll still be plenty to look forward to beyond that. Also know that there will definitely be more DLC packs to follow, later this summer..
Despite serious stock shortages
Rockstar's breached the vault doors and robbed the bank with Red Dead Redemption if MCV's reports are anything to go by - they claim the company earned a cool £10 million from the game in its opening weekend. "The launch went incredibly well", HMV's Jonathan Hayes said. "As a relatively new brand, it's almost done...
Our local Tesco still hadn't got copies of Red Dead Redemption when we checked yesterday
There was just a bare empty space where the game should be. We don't know how much luck people are having up and down the country - but the fact is, whether you can find a copy or not, Red Dead Redemption is suffering a shortage here. Thankfully, Rockstar's been working with UK retailers to try and remedy the..
Rockstar Games has announced that Red Dead Redemption's soundtrack is now available for download on iTunes
The score was composed by Bill Elm and Woody Jackson. It's available throughout Europe and the US, and you can buy it by clicking here.
We warned our Twitter followers a few days ago that there was a shortage situation of Red Dead Redemption on Playstation 3 (supposedly released today)
Seems we underestimated the situation though — unless you've pre-ordered the game, prepare to have a fun weekend hunting out a copy. It's nowhere to be found. GAME and HMV are reporting that they've sold out of PS3 copies of the game, while Tesco..
If you're going to be an analyst and make lots of crazy predictions, the least you can do is admit when you get it wrong
That's exactly what Pachter's done in regards to Red Dead Redemption, declaring that he was wrong to be sceptical over Rockstar's Western. "I suppose we should call them visionaries," Pachter told CVG. "I have been skeptical a long time, but they always believed..
Red Dead Redemption may well be getting glowing reviews - but it sounds like they've come at a price
A $100million price to be precise, which is what one source places Red Dead Redemption's development costs at. For comparison's sake, Sony's own God Of War III cost $44million to develop. Rockstar's no stranger to the $100million price-tag though, rumours in 2008 predicted Grand Theft Auto IV cost
This is probably the craziest May release schedule ever
It really is ridiculous. There are about 4 top-tier releases this week, vying for your attention. Good luck choosing. PushSquare's Playstation Pick Of The Week: Red Dead Redemption Rockstar's western is already receiving the kind of acclaim its modern-day commentary GTAIV received in 2008. The...
Struggling to decide which platform to buy Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption on? Struggle no more, as Game Informer's just emerged that the Playstation 3 version of the game includes two exclusive pieces of content
The extras may only be costumes - Solomons Folly Gang Hideout and the Walton Gang Outfit - but who doesn't want bonus stuff, eh? The bigger Red Dead Redemption story emerging today,..
Our inbox has been flooded with emails from Rockstar Games for months now: Red Dead Redemption has had one of the biggest PR build-ups to a game we've ever known
If we had the time and patience, we'd count just how many trailers Red Dead Redemption has gotten. Maybe that's a job for you, dear reader? Has it been worth it though? Yes. Every trailer has revealed a little more about Red Dead..
One of the strongest responses we've heard to Red Dead Redemption is in response to its wildlife
Apparently the various animals roaming the wild west are ridiculously well animated, a real sight to behold. We would make the joke, "until you shoot them in the face, hahahaLOLchortle!1", but we like animals. Even digital ones.</em>
Look, we are so excited about Red Dead Redemption it's ridiculous
It's our most anticipated game right now, and that includes ones that haven't been announced yet. But we really aren't cut out for this trailer a week lark. Perhaps it's testament to the depth of content in Rockstar's Western that they can release literally 3 minutes of footage a week - or perhaps when we actually get to play the..
Gotta admire Rockstar for promising substantial amounts of free DLC post-Red Dead Redemption's launch this month
But promise they have, stating that a free update in June will bring six multiplayer missions and trophies to the package. The content, entitled "Outlaws To The End", will be playable by 2-4 players and includes numerous mission...
American ratings board, the ESRB, has served up a big fat "M" for Mature in regards to Rockstar San Diego's upcoming Western sandbox, Red Dead Redemption
As you'd expect, Redemption gets the full suite of mature content: Blood, Intense Violence, Nudity, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content, Use of Drugs. It all makes sense when you remember this is a game from Rockstar. Yup. One jarring insight..
The Road's director, John Hillcoat, has helped Rockstar put together a 30-minute machinima based on next month's Red Dead Redemption
It will run on Fox on Saturday, May 15th, and will be animated with in-game assets according to Kotaku. Details are really scarce at the moment, but we daresay we'll be hearing more about this soon. It sounds like an amazing end to one of the best video game PR..
If you've not seen something that excites you in Red Dead Redemption over the 10 or so trailers Rockstar has released up until now, you've probably got a screw loose or something
This multiplayer trailer, which details the specific competitive modes in the game, doesn't particularly stray too far from the normal online game expectations - but it does look mighty fun. What else is there to say that..
Red Dead Redemption looks absolutely fantastic, so whatever hurdles the team at Rockstar San Diego faced during development, they passed with flying colours
Still, in an exclusive chat with NowGamer, Rockstar's co-founder Dan Houser has revealed that development of the game was a "complete nightmare" on a technical level, simply because of the detail levels the team enforced upon..
A bit like Grand Theft Auto IV, Red Dead Redemption will be getting a 16-player free-roam multiplayer mode
This portion of the game's online multiplayer campaign will allow players to explore Redemption's huge open-world with friends, rolling in posses known as "hombres". Hombres will be able to take down opposing factions, hunt down criminals, or start group activities. Experience points..
What's that? You were screaming out for another Red Dead Redemption video
Well, here you go. Commentary is pretty much dead in regards to Red Dead right now. Yes, it looks awesome. Yes, we want to play it now. No, we don't have anymore to say.
Rockstar's just confirmed they'll be detailing Red Dead Redemption's multiplayer components during the week of April 5th
If you already knew, please feign excitement alongside us because we had no idea Read Dead Redemption was getting multiplayer. How much are they cramming into this thing?We believe this game sets a new benchmark for open world multiplayer gaming and are very excited to be..
What more can we say about Red Dead Redemption really? We always have to find something to make a comment on with every week's new trailer
But we're out - the game looks absolutely awesome. And it's out in May. Nothing more to see here?
Y'know, with each video that comes and goes for Red Dead Redemption we're getting closer and closer to the words "game of the year potential"
There's been about 8,753 trailers for Red Dead Redemption (trust us, our inbox can vouch) but every trailer has something different in it. Tell us this: which other game can have a truck-load of trailers, with each one still providing new information? The..
Gaming might be all about youngsters, but the Wild West - that was for the experienced gun-slinger
Men who look wizened, old and, frankly, hard. Kotaku's got some shots of the older generation of Red Dead Redemption. The game continues to look bloody awesome.
Red Dead Redemption has been pushed back until May 18th (21st in the UK)
Boo! It was originally due in April, but Rockstar have told Kotaku it's been delayed for an extra layer of polish.We at Rockstar have always prided ourselves on the uncompromising quality of our games and will always opt to take a bit longer to polish and fine-tune a game to be as perfect as possible when we think it..
Growing up, I've never had any interest in movies set in the wild-west
Sure, I can remember cold winter afternoons, sitting next to the fire with my Grandmother, watching some tired old tosh set about Pawnee Bill; but I've never once considered the genre a favourite. Which is strange, because anytime I think of wild-west games, I think of them with...
Hello New York City
This is a poster for Rockstar's upcoming Red Dead Redemption and it wants you to take notice. What do you mean you didn't guess? The thing's bloody huge. And striking. It can be seen on the corner of Canal & Greene, which incidentally is not far from Rockstar's NY offices. It's awesome, huh? Let us know if you've seen it in person.
Red Dead Redemption's coming late in April, and Rockstar would love you to know about the variety of preorder bonuses they have planned for you
There are a whole truckload of them, so bare with us while we compose ourselves. Alright then, let's go: GAME: Deadly Assassin outfit and improved slow-mo shooting regeneration. Amazon: Golden Guns pack, making you more famous with each kill.
We have a thing for Wild West games
It started (surprisingly) with Gun, and has been most recently fuelled by Call Of Juarez: Bound In Blood. But we're ready for more. Red Dead Redemption certainly looks like it might just be one of our favourite games in 2010. The variety, animation and visuals look stunning. Check out the trailer above for a look at the game's weaponry. It's awesome.
We resisted the temptation to post the latest Red Dead Redemption trailer when it leaked early last week
Now it's online for reals. Meaning we can post it and you can watch it. It's rad aswell. Great visuals, great voice acting and, what's shaping up to be, a great set of characters. Typical Rockstar then, eh?
You might be aware that Red Dead Redemption is coming sometime in April - but now we can be all precise
The game's due for Playstation 3 release on April 27th. Mark your calendars. If you managed to catch the leaked trailer yesterday, you'll know it looks bloody awesome too.
Just missing out on the busiest quarter for video games ever, Rockstar Vancouver's Red Dead Redemption has been leaked to have an April release
According to Rockstar, there'll be a new trailer next week which will probably tell us more about the game's release.
This is a screenshot from Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption
A new one in fact. Joystiq have a few more you can peruse at your leisure. The game continues to look impressive with each new batch of screenshots released. And with Rockstar at the helm, it's hard not to be a teensy bit excited. Unless you absolutely hate GTAIV. In which case - you're probably not going to buy this out of principle or..
It seems the teams behind the development of Mafia II and Red Dead Redemption have asked for a little more time to perfect their games - something Take Two shareholders were advised would have an impact on their earnings for the rest of the financial year: "[The delay is] to allow additional development time for the titles and to maximize their full potential in terms of the quality of the player experience and market performance
"</blockquote> The delay will likely hold the games back until early 2010, but they could make the important..
Red Dead Redemption - the sequel to last generation's Red Dead Revolver - will apparently share a lot more in common with its brother Grand Theft Auto this time around
Houser confirmed that the game will have a massive open world spanning traditional Western turf, northern Mexico and a "modern" turn-of-the-century town. Speaking of the scope the game, Rockstar's Dan Houser said:"The..
Red Dead Redemption is shaping up pretty nicely
Rockstar's take on ol' Western movies is due for release later this year, and while the trailer gives little away, it does give you a bit of an idea of the route they seem to be taking with this game. We're lucky forward to seeing more.
Rockstar have announced they are planning a sequel to moderate cult classic Red Dead Revolver for PS3 and XBOX 360
The game's title? Red Dead Redemption. You control former outlaw John Marston at the turn of the 20th century when (and we quote) the "lawless and chaotic badlands began to give way to the expanding reach of government and the spread of the Industrial Age.""Along the..